Scott County Conservation Department
Scott County Park
Hundreds of acres of fun.
West Lake Park
Enjoy the lake.
Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
Learning on the Wapsi River
Camp and enjoy the Mississippi River
Glynns Creek Golf Course
Scott County's premiere golf course.
Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
Step back in time.
Buffalo Bill Cody childhood home.
Bike & Equestrian Trails Are Open!
Scott County Park Mountain bike & Equestrian trails are open. There are still a few wet areas closed off so please avoid them. If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1
Firewood Ban Update
Due to infestations of Emerald Ash Borer, Out-Of-County firewood without proper IDALS labeling is NOT permitted. For more information speak with our park staff or visit: http://www.iowadnr.gov/forestry/shadetrees/eab.html
2014 Controlled Deer Hunt Applications Available
A controlled deer hunt will be held at Scott County Park on December 6th and 7th. Applications for this hunt are due to the Scott County Conservation Board office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Only residents of the State of Iowa are eligible to participate. Applications are also available at the Scott County Park South Entrance Station and at the West Lake Park Campground Office at Gate 5.
Luxury Rental Cabins
Scott County Park adds two luxury rental cabins to the park. Each cabin will comfortably sleep six, with two bedrooms, a full bathroom, living room, fireplace, and kitchen area. The cabins feature finished interiors, decks, grading and landscaping.
The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village is open for the season. Check out our online virtual tour. For group tours contact the Pioneer Village Site Coordinator at (563) 328-3283.
Camping and RV Parks
Find great camping and trailer spots at any of the following Conservation park sites:
Virtually Visit the Cody Homestead
The Cody Homestead is Buffalo Bill Cody's boyhood home located in rural Scott County. Buffalo Bill Cody was born in Scott County February 26, 1846:
Davenport, Iowa 52804
Phone: (563) 328-3280
Fax: (563) 381-2805
West Lake Park: 563-328-3281
Scott County Park: 563-328-3282
Pioneer Village: 563-328-3283
Glynns Creek Golf Course: 563-328-3284
Wapsi Education Center: 563-328-3286
Cody Homestead: 563-225-2981
OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life and promote and preserve the health, welfare, and enjoyment for the citizens of Scott County and the general public by acquiring, developing, operating, and preserving the historical, educational, environmental, recreational and natural resources of the County.
- 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Walk With Travis
- 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Volunteer Workday at the Wapsi
- 1:00 PM: Citizen Science: The Not So Great Migration
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